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'Lazy Greeks myth, red herring in explaining crisis'

2y ago
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Peter Mertens, leader of the Workers' Party of Belgium, believes the Eurozone debt crisis is pushing member states towards "a very large number of social conflicts." Mertens told RT that Europe faces three alternatives - saving the euro with "authoritarian measures by taking national sovereignty overnight to the European level", breaking up into "two, three or four Europes", or adopting a socialist model, "where banking system is public, where energy system is public, where there is democracy." He believes Europe needs radical changes to its financial sector. See transcript: http://on.rt.com/r9ai58 Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Watch RT LIVE on our website http://rt.com/on-air Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/b/102728491539958529040 RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.